Beef Task Force fails to pass Bord Bia PGI scheme

Following yesterday’s Beef Taskforce meeting, a leading Sligo farm official claims that there is still a long way to go before farmers will be happy with the Bord Bia PGI scheme.


It’s understood that some important changes have been proposed in the document, as well as a specific commitment to develop and promote a suckler brand.


Various farming groups will consider the proposals, but it’s understood that they still have a number of concerns.


Gerard Pilkington is the Sligo Chairman of the Beef Plan Movement he says that the many Sucler farmers situated in the North West must be looked after better by Bord Bia when it comes to acknowledging their product: